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With the release of Josh Trank’s Fantastic Four in theaters, the comic book movie season for 2015 has officially come to a close. It’s been a very interesting year for the genre.
In this very special Hero Blend episode, Cinema Blend’s own Sean O’Connell joins me to review Josh Trank’s Fantastic Four, and we analyze both what went right with the reboot, and what wrong.
Now, however, we are about to see a brand new big screen version of the classic superhero group, so now is as good a time as any to learn about the history of the franchise.
When compared to many of the titles in the Marvel Studios canon, Peyton Reed’s Ant-Man is one of the more self-contained stories… but that doesn’t mean that it hasn’t had a major impact on the Marvel Cinematic Universe as a whole.
The start of San Diego Comic-Con festivities means that we will soon be seeing big presentations from some of the biggest comic book movies coming out in the next year – and we’re super pumped for what’s in store.
Reports have said that the 2017 blockbuster won’t be an origin story, and it’s been said by Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige that the film will have a stronger focus on the titular character’s famous sense of humor. But what will being a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe mean for the story?
The X-Men franchise’s upcoming Gambit stand-alone has spent many months with some major question marks surrounding it. The film has seemingly spent the last few months making very little forward movement in development, but that changed in a big way this week.
When Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige announced at San Diego Comic-Con 2010 that Marvel Studios had reacquired the rights to the character Frank Castle a.k.a. The Punisher, a whole new world of options was opened.
Joining me for this lively discussion is Cinema Blend’s own resident Spider-Man superfan Sean O’Connell, who brings some interesting insight about these possible choices and what they could bring to the table. Enjoy Hero Blend #62!
This was a big year for the comic book genre on television. Series like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Arrow further developed their fan-favorite characters, and both Flash and Gotham gave audiences something new and different for audiences to watch each week.
New Mutants are now in the mix, but what are the titles that the X-Men franchise can use to compete with both Marvel and DC in the years between now and 2019 and 2020? We have a few ideas...
The Avengers: Age of Ultron will not only ultimately prove to be one of the biggest movies of 2015, but it’s also one of the most significant chapters in the timeline of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Helping me to answer those very big questions on this week’s episode is none other than Cinema Blend’s own Sean O’Connell. In advance of the movie’s release, both of us actually had the opportunity to take in two screenings of the summer blockbuster, giving us the ability to look at the movie from both a macro and micro perspective.
There are many out there who aren’t too familiar with Daredevil comics, and will be going into viewings of the new series without knowing anything about the character – potentially getting a bit lost in the process. It’s for those folks that this new episode of Hero Blend is dedicated!
Having seen the first five episodes of the brand new Marvel Studios series, and now being allowed to talk about it, I’ve decided to dedicate this week’s Hero Blend to a very special 100% spoiler free review of Daredevil.
There’s only so much you can say about a black and white image of an actor with a bald head, but it does spur own a certain conversation: what exactly are we expecting from this version of Lex Luthor?
Cinema Blend's own Mack Rawden is joining me for another special “Mack Asks” edition of Hero Blend this week, and the whole episode is dedicated to answering big questions about the Marvel/Sony deal, and Spider-Man’s place in the ever-growing Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Joining me this week on the show is Cinema Blend’s own Sean O’Connell, and together we not only talk about the fresh new Aquaman look, but also exactly what Unite The Seven means both for and in the context of the DC Cinematic Universe. Hit the play button above!
While comic book fans everywhere are elated that the Deadpool movie is finally coming together, there is one aspect of the development that has been at the center of some debate: the expected MPAA rating.
Since the launch of the Marvel Cinematic Universe back in 2008, comic book movie fans have been having the same conversation over and over again, repeatedly asking, “What if the major studios could make a deal that would see The Avengers, Spider-Man, the X-Men, and the Fantastic Four all fighting together?”